Tony Bellew vs Usyk fight LIVE results and latest updates
Oleksandr Usyk stopped Tony Bellew within the 8th spherical in their fight in Manchester to stay the undisputed cruiserweight champion of the arena.
Bellew got here up brief in his bid to topple undisputed cruiserweight champion Usyk, who claimed a surprising 8th spherical knockout win in entrance of a raucous Manchester Arena.
The Liverpudlian used to be making an attempt to turn out to be the primary Briton to carry all 4 primary global titles – plus the celebrated Ring Magazine belt – in a weight magnificence concurrently in his ultimate skilled bout.
He made a brave get started however used to be denied the fairytale end to his profession as his unbeaten Ukrainian foe demonstrated why he’s rated amongst one of the most best combatants on this planet.
Usyk step by step began to determine his dominance and closed the display emphatically, ground his rival with a devastating one-two, prompting referee Terry O’Connor to wave off the depend after two mins of the 8th spherical.
Usyk subsequently retained his WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO titles at 200lbs.
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